The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / London
Rank 368 367 317
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -50
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 29 52 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.24% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.59% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 72
Median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £375 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £48.75 £65.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
8179 8751 9571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.82% 40.81% 44.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 5738 6281
Median daily rate £450 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 150 186
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £19.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +4.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the London region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 3 £413 -13.15% 2
Croydon - 2 £431 -
Docklands, London -3 1 £600 +14.28%
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 67 (91.78%) Cisco
1 67 (91.78%) Firewall
2 58 (79.45%) CheckPoint
3 41 (56.16%) Juniper
4 40 (54.79%) F5
5 39 (53.42%) Network Security
6 30 (41.10%) Wireless
6 30 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (36.99%) WAN
8 27 (36.99%) Finance
9 24 (32.88%) VPN
10 23 (31.51%) Fortinet
11 22 (30.14%) LAN
11 22 (30.14%) CCNP
12 19 (26.03%) Palo Alto
13 18 (24.66%) Aruba
14 17 (23.29%) Citrix
14 17 (23.29%) ProxySG
14 17 (23.29%) Change Management
15 16 (21.92%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 15 (20.55%) BGP
17 14 (19.18%) Project Management
17 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
18 13 (17.81%) DNS
18 13 (17.81%) ITIL
18 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
18 13 (17.81%) BIG-IP
18 13 (17.81%) Data Centre

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) JBoss
1 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 67 (91.78%) Firewall
2 39 (53.42%) Network Security
3 30 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (41.10%) Wireless
4 27 (36.99%) WAN
5 24 (32.88%) VPN
6 22 (30.14%) LAN
7 16 (21.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (20.55%) BGP
9 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
10 13 (17.81%) BIG-IP
10 13 (17.81%) DNS
11 12 (16.44%) DHCP
12 11 (15.07%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 11 (15.07%) IPsec
13 10 (13.70%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (13.70%) OSPF
14 7 (9.59%) MPLS
15 5 (6.85%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) MySQL
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 27 (36.99%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) French Language
4 1 (1.37%) Legal
4 1 (1.37%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (50.68%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Security Engineer
3 12 (16.44%) Consultant
3 12 (16.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Architect
4 11 (15.07%) Network Consultant
4 11 (15.07%) Security Consultant
5 10 (13.70%) Network Security Consultant
6 9 (12.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (10.96%) Network Security Specialist
7 8 (10.96%) Network Specialist
7 8 (10.96%) Security Specialist
7 8 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Network Architect
9 5 (6.85%) Security Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Middleware
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.37%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) CMDB
3 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.74%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.74%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.74%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) FMCG
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Linux
3 5 (6.85%) Unix
4 3 (4.11%) Solaris
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Change Management
2 14 (19.18%) Project Management
3 13 (17.81%) ITIL
4 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
5 8 (10.96%) Network Architecture
5 8 (10.96%) Service Management
6 5 (6.85%) Capacity Management
6 5 (6.85%) High Availability
6 5 (6.85%) Network Management
6 5 (6.85%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.48%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.48%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.11%) Validation
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.74%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) Python
2 2 (2.74%) C
2 2 (2.74%) Java
2 2 (2.74%) PHP
2 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.14%) CCNP
3 12 (16.44%) CCIE
4 11 (15.07%) JNCIP
4 11 (15.07%) JNCIS
5 8 (10.96%) CCNA
6 4 (5.48%) CCSA
7 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.74%) CCSP
9 1 (1.37%) CCSE
9 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.37%) CISSP
9 1 (1.37%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (9.59%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) ProxySG
2 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.48%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.74%) BIND 9
5 2 (2.74%) XenServer
6 1 (1.37%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) FortiGate
2 5 (6.85%) SCCM
3 3 (4.11%) BladeLogic
3 3 (4.11%) Control-M
3 3 (4.11%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (4.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.11%) OPNET
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (2.74%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.74%) Cacti
4 2 (2.74%) Nagios
4 2 (2.74%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.74%) Puppet
4 2 (2.74%) Stealthwatch
5 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 67 (91.78%) Cisco
2 58 (79.45%) CheckPoint
3 41 (56.16%) Juniper
4 40 (54.79%) F5
5 23 (31.51%) Fortinet
6 19 (26.03%) Palo Alto
7 18 (24.66%) Aruba
8 17 (23.29%) Citrix
9 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.07%) SolarWinds
11 10 (13.70%) Infoblox
12 9 (12.33%) FireEye
12 9 (12.33%) TippingPoint
12 9 (12.33%) VMware
13 8 (10.96%) Riverbed
14 6 (8.22%) NetScout
15 5 (6.85%) HP
15 5 (6.85%) Tufin
16 4 (5.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 4 (5.48%) Symantec
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